Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Panskura Paschim
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Panskura Paschim is located in West Bengal
Panskura Paschim
Panskura Paschim
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°25′N 87°44′E / 22.417°N 87.733°E / 22.417; 87.733Coordinates: 22°25′N 87°44′E / 22.417°N 87.733°E / 22.417; 87.733
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Constituency No. 205
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Ghatal
Electorate (year) 211,399 (2011)

Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (earlier called Panskura West) (Bengali: পাঁসকুড়া পশ্চিম বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Extent[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 205 Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Panskura I community development block.[1]

Panskura Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 32 Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]It was earlier part of Panskura (Lok Sabha constituency).

Results[edit]

2011[edit]

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Panskura Paschim [2][3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Dr. Omar Ali 93,349 49.97 +9.40#
CPI Nirmal Kumar Bera 84,209 45.08 -12.17
BJP Narayan Kinkar Mishra 5,994 3.21
Independent Nisith Kumar Maiti 3,249
Turnout 163,577 87.85
AITMC gain from CPI Swing 21.57#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Purba Medinipur district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 16 Increase12
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 0 Decrease6
Communist Party of India 0 Decrease3
WBSP/SP 0 Decrease3

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006, 2001 and 1996 state assembly elections Chittaranjan Das Thakur of CPI won the Panskura West assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Jaidul Khan of Trinamool Congress in 2006, and Jakiur Rahman Khan of Trinamool Congress/ Congress in 2001 and 1996. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Omar Ali of CPI defeated Sk. Golam Murshed of Congress in 1991, Asit Baran Samanta of Congress in 1987, Jyoti Kumar Roy of Congress in 1982, and Jyoti Kumar Roy of Janata Party in 1977. [5]

1951-1972[edit]

Sk. Omar Ali of CPI won in 1972 and 1971. Ahindra Mishra of Bangla Congress won in 1969. R.K.Pramanik of Bangla Congress won in 1967. Shymadas Bhattacharya of Congress won in 1962 and 1957. In independent India’s first election in 1951, the two seats at Panskura were named Panskura North and Panskura South. While Shyamadas Bhattacharya of Congress won the Panskura South seat, Rajanikanta Pramanik won the Panskura North seat. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Panskura Paschim". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  3. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panskura Paschim. Empowering India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  4. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Panskura Paschim. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "200 - Panskura West Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  6. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-01.